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MacDown Alternatives for Windows

MacDown is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is Joplin. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try ghostwriter or Haroopad. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to MacDown and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to MacDown are Typora, Hemingway Editor, Inkdrop and ReText.

MacDown alternatives are mainly Note-taking Tools but may also be Text Editors or Todo List Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MacDown.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac

MacDown is an open source Markdown editor for OS X, released under the MIT License. It is heavily influenced by Chen Luo’s...

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  1. Joplin icon

    Joplin

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Termux
    • Firefox

    Joplin is a free, open source note taking and to-do application, which can handle a large number of notes organised into notebooks. The notes are searchable, can be copied, tagged and modified either from the applications directly or from your own text editor.

    Desktop and mobile apps
  2. Typora will give you a seamless experience as both a reader and a writer. It removes the preview window, mode switcher, syntax symbols of markdown source code, and all other unnecessary distractions.

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  3. No excuses. No distractions. Just write. ghostwriter is a feature-rich text editor using Markdown syntax which makes it suitable for note-taking, document redaction, simple HTML website creation and much more.

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  4. Haroopad icon

    Haroopad

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Haroopad is a markdown enabled document processor for creating web-friendly documents. You can author various formats of documents such as blog article, slide, presentation, report, and e-mail as if experts did.

    Discontinued

    The last update was in December 2018.

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  5. The note-taking app with robust Markdown editor, supporting macOS, Windows, and Linux. This app is designed to be the most convenient way to make notes in Markdown for your daily hacking.

    Beautiful UI
  6. ReText icon

    ReText

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    ReText is a simple text editor for Markdown and reStructuredText documents with syntax highlighting and optional live preview.

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  7. Abricotine icon

    Abricotine

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Electron / Atom Shell

    A markdown editor for desktop.

    Inline preview as you type
  8. Crossnote icon

    Crossnote

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Crossnote is probably the world's first markdown notes reader & editor Progressive Web Application that works offline and supports syncing with arbitrary git repository right inside your browser.

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  9. Notepack icon

    Notepack

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Privacy oriented, without vendor lock in note organizer, todo list desktop application. Work offline with text, markdown and pdf files.

    Markdown support
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